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April Best Bets

“Summer: The Donna Summer Musical 

April 7-9, 8pm 

Aurora Theatre

“Summer: The Donna Summer Musical” is now onstage at Aurora Theatre. The electrifying Queen of Disco shot through the stars from gospel choir to dance floor diva. The five-time Grammy Award-winner is known for her mega-hits. What the world didn’t know was how Summer risked it all to break through barriers, becoming an era’s icon and the inspiration for every music diva who followed. 

Easter Drag Eggtravaganza 

April 9, 1pm 

Atlanta Eagle

Atlanta Eagle, Barking Leather, Oscar’s and Felix’s hosts Easter Drag – Eggtravaganza today, with the return of the Easter Bonnet contest. Charlie Brown and Brigitte Bidet host. 

A Very GOSPEL Easter Drag Brunch 

April 9, 2pm

ATL Comedy Theater Underground

A Very GOSPEL Easter Drag Brunch features Atlanta’s best entertainers letting the holy spirit be their guides. Enjoy the show with a full brunch menu and $7 Mimosas and Bloody Mary’s. 

PALS Bingo 

April 11, 7:30pm 

Lips Atlanta

Hostesses Bubba D. Licious and Erica Lee and special guest performers will delight, amaze, and shock you as they call bingo, put on a show, and help raise money for Pets Are Loving Support (PALS). Tonight’s theme is “Rhinestones & Diamonds,” Dolly Bingo. 


April 14

My Sister’s Room

Thad Steven hosts Karaoke every Wednesday night at My Sister’s Room, with no cover. 

PFLAG Support Group 

April 16, 2:30pm 

Spiritual Living Center 

The PFLAG support group for parents and families of LGBTQ children meets in person.

Trans and Friends 

April 17, 7pm for youth, 8pm for adults 

Charis Books and More 

Trans and Friends is a youth-focused group for trans people, people questioning their own gender and aspiring allies, providing a facilitated space to discuss gender, relevant resources and activism around social issues. 

The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue 

April 19, 7pm 

First Baptist Church Decatur

Charis and the Georgia Center for the Book welcome V.E. Schwab and Roshani Chokshi for a celebration of “The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue.” In the vein of “The Time Traveler’s Wife” and “Life After Life,” “The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue” is New York Times bestselling author V. E. Schwab’s genre-defying tour de force. In France, 1714: in a moment of desperation, a young woman makes a Faustian bargain to live forever—and is cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. Thus begins the extraordinary life of Addie LaRue, and a dazzling adventure that will play out across centuries and continents, across history and art, as a young woman learns how far she will go to leave her mark on the world. hidden bookstore and he remembers her name. Schwab is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of more than a dozen books and Chokshi is the New York Times bestselling author of books for middle grade and young adult readers that draw on world mythology and folklore. She lives in Atlanta. 

Moulin Rouge! The Musical 

April 19-30, 7:30pm 

Fox Theatre

Enter a world of splendor and romance, of eye-popping excess, of glitz, grandeur, and glory. A world where Bohemians and aristocrats rub elbows and revel in electrifying enchantment. Welcome to “Moulin Rouge! The Musical!.”  Baz Luhrmann’s revolutionary film comes to life onstage, remixed in a new musical mash-up extravaganza. 

YOU(th) Belong… On the Stage 

April 20, 430pm 

Out Front Theatre Company

The YOU(th) Belong…On the Stage Event invites everyone to share an evening of spoken word and creative expression, centering the voices and talents of our youth across Metro Atlanta. 

Hedwig and the Angry Inch 

April 20, 8pm

The Midtown Alliance is presenting an outdoor screening of the classic “Hedwig and the Angry Inch.”

Atlanta Film Festival 

April 20-30 

Various locations

The Atlanta Film Festival, one of the largest film festivals in the city, opens tonight and runs through April 30th with LGBT titles such as “Passages” and “It’s Only Life After All.” 

Prayer for the French Republic 

April 21-May 21, 7:30pm 

Actor’s Express

Actor’s Express presents “Prayer for the French Republic,” written by Joshua Harmon. On the eve of the 2016 French presidential elections, a Parisian doctor fears for her family amid the rise of antisemitism in France. As she considers relocating to Israel, we flashback to her great-grandparents in 1945 anxiously awaiting the return of loved ones recently liberated from the concentration camps. This uplifting family saga introduces us to five generations yearning for the safety of home. 

LGBTQ Book Club 

April 22, 10am 


The LGBTQ+ Book Club, sponsored by Charis Books and More, is a group for LGBTQ+ folks and allies to read queer-themed books and books by queer authors. The goal is to have diverse thought-provoking discussions about queer identity, history and topical issues. All are welcome to join. This month’s book is “In the Watchful City” by S. Qiouyi LuRegister in advance for this meeting —

Fourth Friday with OUT Georgia Business Alliance 

April 28, 6pm 

Out Front Theatre Company

Don’t miss Out Georgia Business Alliance’s 4th Friday event! 

It’s Only a Play 

April 28-May 14, 8pm 

Process Theatre

The Process Theatre presents “It’s Only a Play,” a Broadway comedy about the comedy of Broadway.  

Das Rheingold 

April 29-May 7, 8pm 

Cobb Energy Performing Arts Center

Desire for a coveted ring begins a mammoth adventure to Valhalla. Gods, dwarves, giants, river nymphs, and dragons scheme and dream of power in “Das Rheingold,” the influential masterpiece by Richard Wagner that echoes in our popular culture today. Never before presented in the southeast, this Rheingold features great American voices in an all-new production from the Atlanta Opera and its artistic director Tomer Zvulun and the creative team that created “Salome” in February 2020. 

Midtown Mutt Gala 

April 30, 2pm 

10th Street Park

The Midtown Mutt Gala is a doggy version of the Met Gala. The event will feature a red carpet experience complete with PUP-arazzi, a costume contest emceed by drag superstar Brigitte Bidet, music from DJ Ree de la Vega, drinks for sale from Henry’s mobile bar and a pop-up food vendor curated by Punk Foodie. RSVP at